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1201 Kitchen

#23 of 339 Restaurants in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
+1 814-464-8989
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Maitland, Florida
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We came by during the recent Mercyhurst Family Weekend. The food and service were both excellent. All of the dishes we had were thoughtfully conceived and perfectly executed. the atmosphere was very nice and contemporary. All in all it was a really great experience.

Thank flleasing
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The bartender put a really sour taste in my mouth when I ordered a Maker's Mark cocktail and I watched her make my cocktail with something cheap. I was willing to let that go. The place is beautiful and had great ambiance, but the food fell a bit short, especially for the price. The black truffel ramen was great though.

Thank Katie W
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We began our meal with a shared appetizer of guacamole and five salsas. Of the salsas, we thoroughly enjoyed two (verde and blistered serrano) and found one (habanero) so hot as to be inedible, even though we usually enjoy spicy foods. For our entrees, I had the Fire-Grilled Sirloin, which was tasty although a bit chewy (maybe that's the nature... More 

Thank CindyInChesco
Durham, Maine
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194 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a fun place. The menu is amazing, very creative. We were greeted warmly at the door, and the service was prompt and attentive without being intrusive. We spent quite a bit of time perusing the drink and dinner menus. They are fun to read. We had quite a time figuring out what to eat. Everything sounds good. We... More 

Thank Bob B
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Peak time Saturday night - 6:30 reservations and place full. Quite open renovated c1910 building. Well done, but we sat at trio of two tops where one person from each pair was seated on a banquette. We could hear all the other conversations and were politely trying not to be intrusive! We did all admire one another's food!! Ahhhhh, the... More 

Thank Joy C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed, had the fresh Moi fish dinner. Wow, melted in your mouth with incredible flavoring! My wife had the grilled Scottish salmon equally impressed. Atmosphere and sevice impeccable! Can't wait to go back.

Thank Chris H
Meadville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went for my boyfriend's birthday and I must say that I was very impressed when the server, unprompted, brought out dessert with a lit candle! He must've overheard us talking and the gesture was appreciated! Overall, this is a very neat place; although I wouldn't order the prime rib 'filet' again, as it seemed to have an inordinate amount... More 

Thank CoriHarmon
Meadville, PA
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is the place to go for a special dinner that is something out of the ordinary. The homemade guacamole with salsa and chips is a good way to start your meal. I had the lobster melt and it was yummy. I'm looking forward to going back again.

Thank Mary P
Belsano, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Excellent service. The best food we had in Erie. Upscale. Modern restaurant. Pricey, but worth it because the food is fantastic. They even serve Sapporo beer!!

Thank dcschilling
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great atmosphere with a large menu with very one of a kind meals and appetizers Not cheap prices for Erie but very special place..

Thank snorkelrr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-464-8989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?